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Amur Oblast

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Amur Oblast (Russian: Аму́рская о́бласть, ah-MOOR-skuh-yuh OH-blust’) is a region in the Russian Far East roughly the size of Japan with less than 1% Japan's population. It borders Zabaykalsky Krai to the west, Yakutia to the north, Khabarovsk Krai to the east, the Jewish Autonomous Oblast to the southeast, and China to the south.

Cities[edit]

  • 1 Blagoveshchensk. One of the oldest cities of the Russian Far east, whose 19th century buildings have been restored, and the regional capital; on the Chinese border Blagoveshchensk on Wikipedia Blagoveshchensk (Q6934) on Wikidata
  • 2 Belogorsk. Belogorsk, Amur Oblast on Wikipedia Belogorsk (Q104735) on Wikidata
  • 3 Skovorodino. Skovorodino, Amur Oblast on Wikipedia Skovorodino (Q194648) on Wikidata
  • 4 Tynda. the only town of any size in northwestern Amur Oblast Tynda on Wikipedia Tynda (Q196729) on Wikidata

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Map of Amur Oblast

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Amur Oblast is of special economic importance, being home to the mainstay of the Russian Far East's water supply and vast gold and other mineral deposits.

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See Russian phrasebook.

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By train[edit]

The Trans-Siberian Railway is the main road by which most travelers visit Amur Oblast. The mainline stops at Skovorodino, Belogorsk, and Svobodny. Blagoveshchensk is served by a spoke from Belogorsk; Tynda by a spoke from Skovorodino and by the Baikal-Amur Mainline.

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The next major stop to the east on the Trans-Siberian Railway is Birobidzhan; to the west, Chita.

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